Giving a voice to rural workers - General Survey concerning the Right of Association and Rural Workers' Organizations instruments (2015)
05 February 2015
The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations has just published its annual General Survey on member States' national law and practice concerning the right of association in agriculture as well as the rights of rural workers' organizations.
ILO to hold an international Tripartite Meeting of Experts to advise on recognition of Seafarers’ Identity Documents and border security concerns
02 February 2015
From 4 to 6 February 2015, the ILO Governing Body has convened an international tripartite meeting of maritime and technical experts on border control to advise on the national implementation of the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185).
08 January 2015
Finland is the 17th ILO member State and the fifth European country to ratify this instrument, which seeks to improve the working and living conditions of tens of millions of domestic workers worldwide.
Conference Committee on the Application of Standards: Extracts from the Record of Proceedings (ILC 2014)
17 November 2014
The Conference Committee on the Application of Standards, a standing tripartite body of the International Labour Conference and an essential component of the ILO’s supervisory system, examines each year the report published by the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations.
12 November 2014
12 November 2014
Switzerland is the 16th ILO member State and the fourth European country to ratify this instrument, which seeks to improve the working and living conditions of more than 53 million domestic workers worldwide.
06 November 2014
Aimed at a non-specialist audience, this revised publication provides an introduction to international labour standards and discusses their importance in today’s global economy, the subjects they cover, how they are applied and supervised, and where further information can be sought.
France ratifies the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187)
29 October 2014
Convention No. 187 is one of the ILO’s essential instruments in safety and health at the workplace
02 September 2014
Ireland is the 15th ILO member State and the third EU member State to ratify this instrument which seeks to improve the working and living conditions of tens of millions of domestic workers worldwide.
Exponential movement to achieve widespread ratification and effective implementation: The 1st anniversary of Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
20 August 2014
Today one year after entry force, 64 countries that are responsible for working and living conditions of seafarers on more than 80 per cent of the world’s fleet have ratified the Convention.